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Title: So haunted at moonlight with bat and owl and ghostly moth --
Creator(s): Elliott, Elizabeth Shippen Green, artist
Date Created/Published: [1902?]
Summary: Illustration shows a young dryad (or wood nymph) balanced in treetop branches among a bat, owl and insects. The story 'Our Tree Top Library' explores aspects of nature at night, when everything hidden comes out to investigate, and the silent peace of those who coexist in the woods is no longer interrupted by the mundane concerns of everyday.
No accession number. Gift; Mrs. Henry H. Bonnell.
Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).
Published in: 'Our Tree-top Library' by Richard Le Gallienne, Harper's magazine, 104:541 (March 1902).
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